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5 Jewish Democrats Among Dozens of Congressmen Boycotting Trump Inauguration

JNS.org -- At least five Jewish Democratic lawmakers have announced that they plan to join dozens of other Congressmen in boycotting Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Those...

January 19, 2017 3:58 pm

In DC for Trump Inauguration, Likud MK Expresses Hope That Expected Change in US Jerusalem Policy Will Prompt Israel to Allow Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

A Likud MK currently visiting the US said on Thursday he “definitely” hopes that an expected upcoming shift in American policy regarding Jerusalem would prompt the Israeli government to change the status quo on the...

Trump: I Have Not Forgotten My Promise About US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

At a pre-inaugural event in Washington, DC, President-elect Donald Trump told Israel Hayom he will move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. "I'm not a person who breaks promises," said Trump.

Obama: ‘Moment May Be Passing’ for Two-State Solution

President Obama defended his administration's decision to abstain from a United Nations vote condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying it was necessary for preserving a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "It was important...

January 19, 2017 8:28 am

Campus Watchdogs Laud Fordham University’s Decision to Ban Notoriously Anti-Israel Student Group

Watchdogs lauded the recent decision by a New York academic institution to prevent a notoriously anti-Israel group...

January 18, 2017 5:47 pm

Palestinian-American Columbia Professor Rashid Khalidi: Pro-Israel Figures Will ‘Infest’ US Government After Trump Takes Office

Pro-Israel figures will “infest” President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, a Palestinian-American Columbia University professor and notorious...

January 18, 2017 4:56 pm

US Jewish Centers: ‘We Are Well Prepared’ to Handle Spate of Bomb Threats

JNS.org -- Jewish community centers (JCCs) across America said they were "well prepared" to handle the...

January 18, 2017 4:56 pm

Trump’s UN Envoy Pick Nikki Haley: US Must Let Israel Know We Are an Ally and Will Be an Ally

The US “must let Israel know we are an ally and will be an ally,”...

January 18, 2017 3:21 pm

University of Toronto Grad Student, Instructor Openly ‘Bullies’ Jews Online

A graduate student at the University of Toronto, who teaches courses at the school, has harassed Jews...

January 19, 2017 3:58 pm

5 Jewish Democrats Among Dozens of Congressmen Boycotting Trump Inauguration

JNS.org -- At least five Jewish Democratic lawmakers have announced that they plan to join dozens of other Congressmen in boycotting Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Those who...

January 19, 2017 3:36 pm

In DC for Trump Inauguration, Likud MK Expresses Hope That Expected Change in US Jerusalem Policy Will Prompt Israel to Allow Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

A Likud MK currently visiting the US said on Thursday he “definitely” hopes that an expected upcoming shift in American policy regarding Jerusalem would prompt...

January 19, 2017 10:50 am

Trump: I Have Not Forgotten My Promise About US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

At a pre-inaugural event in Washington, DC, President-elect Donald Trump told Israel Hayom he will move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. "I'm not a person who...

January 19, 2017 10:39 am

Obama: ‘Moment May Be Passing’ for Two-State Solution

President Obama defended his administration's decision to abstain from a United Nations vote condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying it was necessary for...

January 19, 2017 8:28 am

Campus Watchdogs Laud Fordham University’s Decision to Ban Notoriously Anti-Israel Student Group

Watchdogs lauded the recent decision by a New York academic institution to prevent a notoriously anti-Israel group from organizing on its campus. AMCHA Initiative co-founder Tammi Rossman-Benjamin and others...

January 18, 2017 5:47 pm

Palestinian-American Columbia Professor Rashid Khalidi: Pro-Israel Figures Will ‘Infest’ US Government After Trump Takes Office

Pro-Israel figures will “infest” President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, a Palestinian-American Columbia University professor and notorious critic of the Jewish state declared on Tuesday. “There are a...

January 18, 2017 4:56 pm

US Jewish Centers: ‘We Are Well Prepared’ to Handle Spate of Bomb Threats

JNS.org -- Jewish community centers (JCCs) across America said they were "well prepared" to handle the spate of bomb threats that hit 27 locations Wednesday, the second...

January 18, 2017 4:56 pm

Trump’s UN Envoy Pick Nikki Haley: US Must Let Israel Know We Are an Ally and Will Be an Ally

The US “must let Israel know we are an ally and will be an ally,” President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as America’s next UN...

January 18, 2017 3:21 pm

University of Toronto Grad Student, Instructor Openly ‘Bullies’ Jews Online

A graduate student at the University of Toronto, who teaches courses at the school, has harassed Jews and supporters of Israel on social media, using the pejorative "Zios"...

January 18, 2017 1:26 pm

‘Despicable’ Antisemitic Cyber Attack at Tennessee Campus Outrages Jewish Student Community

The Jewish community at Vanderbilt University in Nashville expressed "outrage" over a cyber attack on campus which caused some of the school's printers to churn out antisemitic fliers, the...

January 18, 2017 1:08 pm

Iranian Foreign Minister: We Have Had No Contact With Incoming Trump Administration

There has been no communication between Iran and US President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team, the Islamic Republic’s foreign minister said on Tuesday, the Tehran regime-aligned...

January 18, 2017 12:59 pm

Student-Made Video on California College Media Dept’s Vimeo Page Mocks Netanyahu’s Defense of Israel

A student-made video clip on the official Vimeo page of a California college's media studies department attacked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by mocking -- and taking out of context -- statements...

January 18, 2017 11:18 am

Trump’s UN Nominee to Slam World Body Over Treatment of Israel

US President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be US ambassador to the United Nations will blast the world body over its treatment of Israel at her...

January 18, 2017 11:12 am

Turkish, Israeli Generals Have First Meeting Since Rapprochement

Turkey’s chief of General Staff, Gen. Hulusi Akar, has met his Israeli counterpart for the first time since the two countries normalized their ties in...

Culture

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

Opinion

Generals, Gimmicks and Gobbledygook

[After Gamal Abdel Nasser’s death] the ability of the Arabs to coordinate their political and military activities has diminished. Even previously this ability was not great – now it is...

Israel

Israel: Upgrades to Security Fence Along Egyptian Border Complete

JNS.org -- The Israeli government has announced that it finished upgrades to the electronic security fence between Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The height of the 150-mile fence -- which runs from...

Middle East

Team Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ for Decision on Embassy Move to Je...

A few hours before incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists on Thursday -- 24 hours before the inauguration...

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